Rough Night

I went to bed on the late side, but then, Claire had trouble falling asleep last night and intermittently cried until 10. I went in multiple times to comfort, give medicine, and rock her. Then she woke at midnight, thirsty. And she woke at 6:30 without enough sleep. One of the first things she said was, “I have a fever in my mouth.”

And now she is cranky, cranky, cranky. No fever. She’s just not herself. She’s had some kind of illness (cold, ear infection, cough) for 20 days now. She finished the antibiotic last week, but she now has a dry cough.

It’s been a difficult month for us. It’s had some wonderful times too, and she’s made incredible leaps in her language and comprehension. I’m tired today. I need some energy to get through.

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One Comment on “Rough Night”

  1. Karen Maezen Miller Says:

    I’m so sorry for you both. If she has even a little spike of early afternoon fever (100-101) it could mean a secondary infection. Welcome to the truth of antibiotic resistance.

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